Milestones Apr. 11, 1994

DIED. ROBERT DOISNEAU, 81, photographer; in Paris. The postwar Paris captured by the lens of Doisneau's camera was the Paris of young lovers stealing an ! embrace, American soldiers roughhousing around the City of Light, two bearded compatriots excitedly greeting each other with kissed cheeks -- in short, the Paris of one's dreams, rendered with both satire and great affection. Parisian-born, Doisneau began his career as a photographer while in his 20s, lending his talents to the Resistance during the Nazi Occupation. He achieved prominence as a fashion photographer after the war and international recognition with his portraits of the "little...

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